Tag: Gulf of Thailand

Situated on Thailand's east coast. This discription will be used to indicate items of interest situated mainly in the areas surrounding Koh Phangan, Koh Tao, Koh Samui and Angthong Marine Park.

Situated on Thailand's east coast. This discription will be used to indicate items of interest situated mainly in the areas surrounding Koh Phangan, Koh Tao, Koh Samui and Angthong Marine Park.
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Sail Rock's amazing marine life!

A diver swims headlong into a huge school of Big-EyeSnapper(Lutjanus lutjanus) at

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Narrow-Barred Spanish Mackerel (Scomberomorus commerson)

This Narrow-Barred Spanish Mackerel (Scomberomorus commerson), photographed at around 25m off the Camel Humps on Sail Rock's south-west corner, appears to have had a very lucky escape!

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A large adult Talang Queenfish (Scomberoides commersonnianus) at Sail Rock

A large adult Talang Queenfish (Scomberoides commersonnianus) at Sail Rock.

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Zak Taylor completes his PADI Open Water AND Advanced Open Water courses

Congratulations to Zak Taylor from Baton Rouge, USA on his recent completion of both the PADI Open Water Diver and

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Black-Line Shrimp Goby (Myersina Nigrivirgata) - Variation 2

This Black-Line Shrimp Goby (Myersina nigrivirgata), photographed at Mae Haad/Koh Ma, also shows the "typical" colouration for locally occurring specimens, although the narrow bands that occasionally t

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Black-Line Shrimp Goby (Myersina Nigrivirgata) - Variation 1

This Black-Line Shrimp Goby (Myersina nigrivirgata), photographed at Mae Haad/Koh Ma, shows the "typical" colouration for specimens in local waters.

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Lined Butterflyfish (Chaetodon Lineolatus) at Sail Rock

A Lined Butterflyfish (Chaetodon lineolatus) above the East Pinnacle at

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Like father, like son...

Father and son "buddy team" Ken and Derek Holbein join The Dive Inn for our dive trip to Koh Tao.

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Banded Shrimp Goby (Cryptocentrus Cinctus) - Yellow and Dark Variations

This photograph from Tanote Bay, Koh Tao shows the fairly uncommon combination of both the yellow/gold and darker brown variations of Banded Shrimp Goby (Cryptocentrus cinctus) together.

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Lagoon Shrimp Goby (Cryptocentrus Cyanotaenia)

This Lagoon Shrimp Goby (Cryptocentrus cyanotaenia), photographed at Mae Haad/Koh Ma reef, shows yet another slight colour variation.